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Book Review: Being a Beast by Charles Foster

Title: Being a Beast (2016) Author: Charles Foster Genres: Non-fiction, Animals, Environment, Nature, Science, Philosophy, Autobiography and Memoir Publisher: Metropolitan Books Release Date: 28th January 2016 Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Reviewed by: David Synopsis “How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are…… Continue reading Book Review: Being a Beast by Charles Foster

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Book Review: The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar by Matt Simon

Title: The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar (2016) Author: Matt Simon Genres: Natural History, Biology, Science, Non-fiction, Nature, Comedy and Factual Publisher: Headline Release Date: 25th October 2016 Rating: ★★★★★ Reviewed by: David Synopsis On a barren seafloor, the pearlfish swims into the safety of a sea cucumber’s anus. To find a meal, the female…… Continue reading Book Review: The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar by Matt Simon

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Book Review: Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker

Title: Sad Animal Facts (2016) Author: Brooke Barker Genre: Natural History, Non-fiction, Nature, Facts, Picture Book, Comedy and Cartoon Publisher: Boxtree Release Date: 6th September 2016 Rating: ★★★★☆ Reviewed by: David Synopsis A delightful and quirky compendium of the Animal Kingdom’s more unfortunate truths, with over 150 hand-drawn illustrations. Ever wonder what a mayfly thinks…… Continue reading Book Review: Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker

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Book Review: You Will Not Have My Hate by Antoine Leiris

Title: You Will Not Have My Hate (2016) Author: Antoine Leiris Translated By: Sam Taylor Genre: Non-fiction, memoir and Autobiography Publisher: Penguin Press Release Date: 1st October 2016 Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis “On Friday night you stole the life of an exceptional person, the love of my life, the mother of my son, but you will…… Continue reading Book Review: You Will Not Have My Hate by Antoine Leiris

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Huge October Book Haul

Hey guys, I didn’t do a book haul in September because believe it or not I didn’t actually buy any books. Well, that completely changed in October. I feel as though I went a little overboard with the book buying. But hear me out. It was my 19th birthday at the beginning of October and…… Continue reading Huge October Book Haul

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I Met an Astronaut!

Hi all! Something really exciting happened on Tuesday night. I met the astronaut Mike Massimino! Michael Massimino is an American engineer and former NASA astronaut who is now a professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia University and the senior advisor of space programs at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Massimino is a veteran of two…… Continue reading I Met an Astronaut!